Through the 1Million Project, Sprint is providing 180,000 high school students who live in low-income households with free and connected smartphones, tablets or hotspot devices. By the final year, the wants to help connect 1 million students.
The latest upgrade to the Arkansas Public School Computer Network means that all of the education organizations in the state now have access to 200 Kbps per student, most connected by fiber.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Sixty-five percent of educators expressed confidence in using digital technology in their classrooms, a 7 percent increase over last year, according to a recent survey by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
The FBI has issued a consumer notice warning that internet-connected toys could pose a privacy and contact threat to children, because of the large amount of personal information that may be unknowingly revealed.
Zagg, a Salt Lake City-based mobile device accessories company, today has introduced a wired keyboard for all Apple iOS devices with a Lightning connector.
The third annual Maker Faire San Diego, Oct. 7-8, in Balboa Park, is now open for entries. This family friendly, two-day event, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., welcomes a variety of diverse, out-of-the-box ideas from makers, inventors, tinkerers, do-it-yourselfers and hackers.
The latest fight for net neutrality has officially begun. On one side of the ring stands FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a Trump appointee who controls a majority of votes for any decisions currently made by the Federal Communications Commission.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
EduGeek offers a number of technical forums, blogs, as well as direct support through its partnerships with Impero, Smoothwall and Promethean World. The platform is used by nearly 90,000 members worldwide.
Extreme Networks has updated its network management tool, Extreme Management Center (EMC), with new tools designed to improve onboarding and security.
A new presidential administration and changes at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have raised questions about the E-rate program, yet recipients and applicants continue to rely on the federal subsidy program, according to a nationwide survey conducted by Funds for Learning, an E-rate compliance firm.